Assistant Professor
Medicine-Gen Internal Med

MEMPHIS TN 381632116
Tel: (901) 448-5814


  1. Seth, A, Yan, F, Polk, DB, Rao, RK. Probiotics ameliorate the hydrogen peroxide-induced epithelial barrier disruption by a PKC- and MAP kinase-dependent mechanism. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 294 (4), G1060-9, 2008.
  2. Suzuki, T, Seth, A, Rao, R. Role of phospholipase Cgamma-induced activation of protein kinase Cepsilon (PKCepsilon) and PKCbetaI in epidermal growth factor-mediated protection of tight junctions from acetaldehyde in Caco-2 cell monolayers. J Biol Chem, 283 (6), 3574-83, 2008.
  3. Sheth, P, Delos Santos, N, Seth, A, LaRusso, NF, Rao, RK. Lipopolysaccharide disrupts tight junctions in cholangiocyte monolayers by a c-Src-, TLR4-, and LBP-dependent mechanism. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 293 (1), G308-18, 2007.
  4. Seth, A, Sheth, P, Elias, BC, Rao, R. Protein phosphatases 2A and 1 interact with occludin and negatively regulate the assembly of tight junctions in the CACO-2 cell monolayer. J Biol Chem, 282 (15), 11487-98, 2007.
  5. Sheth, P, Seth, A, Atkinson, KJ, Gheyi, T, Kale, G, Giorgianni, F, Desiderio, DM, Li, C, Naren, A, Rao, R. Acetaldehyde dissociates the PTP1B-E-cadherin-beta-catenin complex in Caco-2 cell monolayers by a phosphorylation-dependent mechanism. Biochem J, 402 (2), 291-300, 2007.
  6. Basuroy, S, Seth, A, Elias, B, Naren, AP, Rao, R. MAPK interacts with occludin and mediates EGF-induced prevention of tight junction disruption by hydrogen peroxide. Biochem J, 393 (Pt 1), 69-77, 2006.
  7. Seth, A, Basuroy, S, Sheth, P, Rao, RK. L-Glutamine ameliorates acetaldehyde-induced increase in paracellular permeability in Caco-2 cell monolayer. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 287 (3), G510-7, 2004.
  8. Rao, RK, Seth, A, Sheth, P. Recent Advances in Alcoholic Liver Disease I. Role of intestinal permeability and endotoxemia in alcoholic liver disease. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 286 (6), G881-4, 2004.
  9. Sheth, P, Seth, A, Thangavel, M, Basuroy, S, Rao, RK. Epidermal growth factor prevents acetaldehyde-induced paracellular permeability in Caco-2 cell monolayer. Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 28 (5), 797-804, 2004.